The Zhujiajiao Water Town
The Zhujiajiao Water Town is located in a suburb of Shanghai, with a history of more than 1,700 years. Covering an area of 47 square kilometers, this town being regarded as “Shanghai's Venice”. Till today, old historical buildings such as rice shops, banks, spice stores and even a Qing dynasty post office can still be found in this Ancient Town. It is said that to visit Zhujiajiao Water Town without seeing the bridges means that you have not really been to here at all! Bridges in this town are distinctive and old, built during Ming and Qing Dynasties, is thoroughly connected by 36 delicate spans in different shapes and styles. Lie in a boat floating on the river, or take a walk to explore, or find delicious food in Beidajie, or the canal-side Granny Tea house for a short tea break are all the good ways to enjoy the relaxing time here. Usually, a full day tour will be recommended for visiting this Ancient Town. You will be definitely fascinated by this place.